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A researcher’s guide to intermittent research

Added: 1 Apr 2022

Under the continued cosh of COVID, Dr Matthew Partridge considers the impact of constant interrupti…

It’s cool here in the future!

Added: 29 Mar 2022

Finding an excuse to watch Star Trek and call it research, Russ Swan compares science fiction with …

New £1.5m unit to tackle racial inequalities in science

Added: 24 Mar 2022

The Royal Society of Chemistry has established a Race & Ethnicity Unit to break down barriers to eq…

UN debate on how to make science and technology more sustainable and inclusive

Added: 24 Mar 2022

A debate to discuss how science and technology can boost Covid-19 recovery is to be held in the UN.…

How to create an inclusive workplace

Added: 22 Mar 2022

According to research, working women and minorities in the workplace have been disproportionately a…

Diversabilities in the lab

Added: 17 Mar 2022

Just because someone can’t do everything, doesn’t mean they can’t be a great scientist. The inclusi…

Supporting Carers in the workplace

Added: 15 Mar 2022

Five million people juggle care responsibilities with work in the UK alone. Ruth Watson explains th…

Creating trans-inclusive workplaces

Added: 10 Mar 2022

Adjustments for inclusion are a moral and practical imperative. Amy Grace explains how to ensure yo…

Transitioning your values for gender neutrality

Added: 8 Mar 2022

The world is in transition, and we must evolve along with it. Understanding and adopting the langua…

Bacteria upcycle carbon waste into valuable chemicals

Added: 7 Mar 2022

Researchers engineered a strain of bacteria to break down carbon dioxide (CO2), converting it into …

Changing the status quo on diversity in STEM

Added: 3 Mar 2022

There is still much work to be done, but Jess Lee hopes that in the coming year, dedicated efforts …

Rising costs and material shortages pile pressure on UK’s over-stretched laboratories

Added: 2 Mar 2022

A stark warning has been issued about the challenges facing under-pressure laboratories in the UK a…

Understanding menopause in your workforce

Added: 1 Mar 2022

While jumping at the chance to tell her personal story about how menopause has affected her work, t…

Making an impact in remote laboratory research

Added: 16 Feb 2022

During Lab Innovations last November, Anna Cooper and Raymond Wong were delighted to pick up the ‘M…

Leadership pilot encourages progression for women in STEM

Added: 11 Feb 2022

To celebrate the UN’s International Day of Women and Girls in Science the Pistoia Alliance has anno…

World's first confocal light microscope to study chiral molecules

Added: 11 Feb 2022

Scientists from Durham University’s Chemistry Department have developed the world’s first laser sca…

Applying digital technology and AI to compound management

Added: 9 Feb 2022

Sample management has changed enormously over the past 20 years. Steve Knight discusses the technol…

Shedding light on how to increase UK crop yields

Added: 31 Jan 2022

Recent events has demonstrated the need to increase the UK's national food harvest and build relien…

Food forensics: how AI can smell authentic olive oil

Added: 27 Jan 2022

Extra virgin olive (EVO) oils are highly complex. Here, Prof Chiara Cordero discusses the applicati…

Understanding the true scale of your carbon liability

Added: 25 Jan 2022

Laboratory-based process loads impact operational energy use. Debbie Hobbs discusses the shift towa…